Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Education: University of Illinois, bachelor’s degree in communications; United States Sports Academy, master’s degree in social services, sport management
Most Inspiring Person: Billy Graham and Malcolm X, for their honesty, integrity, commitment to their faith and singular focus of purpose
Best Advice: Work hard, play hard, never miss a deadline, under promise and over deliver
Important Lesson Learned: As Mark Twain once said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started,” and, “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
Hobby/Passion: Using Buckeye Moonshine to blend varieties of whiskey
Fun Fact: I have thrown more than 1,000 innings as a left-handed pitcher over 45 years.